Builders and engineers must often choose between materials that are strong and those that are flexible–rarely will they find a substance with both properties in abundance. Researchers are trying to change this through the development of “shape metal” alloys that are strong enough to resist high levels of strain while also being flexible enough to recover their original shape when a certain amount of heat is applied. [More]
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